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Feast of the Holy Cross

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Also known as Feast of the Holy Cross

Feast of the Triumph of the Cross

Memorial September 14,

About the Feast The feast was celebrated in Rome before the end of the 7th century. Its purpose is to commemorate the recovering of that portion of the Holy Cross which was preserved at Jerusalem, and which had fallen into the hands of the Persians. Emperor Heraclius recovered this precious relic and brought it back to Jerusalem on May 3, 629.

Patronage Anghiari, Italy

Buttapietra, Italy

Carrosio, Italy

Cassano Spinola, Italy

Cortona, Italy

Additional Information Goffine's Devout Instructions

Veneration of the Cross

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Entry for 'Feast of the Holy Cross'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​f/feast-of-the-holy-cross.html. 1910.
 
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